MIF API extension for combining IEEE 802.2

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The Application Program Interface (API) of MIF, specified in the MIF API consideration, must lean upon lower layer functionalities when handover between homogeneous or heterogeneous networks is necessary. To improve the connectivity performance, the existing MIF API needs to be extended. IEEE also aims at the similar issue from different way. A kind of logical entities over the link layer protocol for handling the seamless handover has been defined in IEEE802.21. This document proposes a mechanism via integrating MIF API and IEEE 802.21 to support application service better.


Hongke Zhang (hkzhang@bjty.edu.cn)
Fei Song (fsong@bjtu.edu.cn)
Boxin Du (10291070@bjtu.edu.cn)
Mi Zhang (13120174@bjtu.edu.cn)

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